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Sessions 1-3: Sermon Preparation & Personality in Preaching


By the end of this session you should be able to: 

  • understand and describe at least one way of preparing a sermon

  • use hermeneutical skills and biblical knowledge to draw out key ideas and questions from scriptural texts to shape preaching

  • explore and discuss knowledgeably some more approaches to preaching

  • understand and describe how personality types and preferences affect our preaching

  • demonsrate the ability to reflect on your own preaching skills and those of others



Blessed are you Lord our God,

for you come to us and seek to make your home in us.

As we study now,

let our eyes and our ears be open to you

let our hearts find their rest and their joy in you

that we may grow in grace and live to your glory.

Blessed are you, Creator, Redeemer and Sustainer.


Programme, Zoom Link

The Zoom link for the Study Day is:


Meeting ID: 825 1728 5345

Passcode: 953661

Please download the programme for the day which you can find here.


Please watch the two sermons in the Resources section and make notes on:

  1. What do you think was the main message of each sermon?

  2. What did you think were the greatest strengths of each sermon?

  3. What do you think were the differences between the sermons (style, delivery, content etc)?

Session 1: Personality & Preaching

Session 2: Preparing A Sermon


Julia's Sermon Starts at 22:08

Gordon's Sermon Starts at 13:09

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